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FWFD participates in National Night Out events

Fort Wayne Fire Department (FWFD) will participate in many of the neighborhood association and community groups’ 23rd Annual National Night Out events, Tuesday, Aug. 1 throughout Fort Wayne.  FWFD is proud to be a part of the National Night Out activities in our community which promote crime prevention while strengthening neighborhood spirit through police-community partnerships.

Everyone is encouraged to turn on their porch lights, lock their doors and meet their neighbors at these community events.

Canterbury Green: FWFD will take part in the event at Canterbury Green Apartments, 2727 Canterbury Blvd., from 6-8 p.m.  

Colony Park Addition: Activities for Colony Park Addition, Concordia and Colony Drive, will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will include FWFD.  

Northeast Area Partnership: FWFD Scuba Team will have its Rescue Boat at Lakeside Park, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. as part of the Northeast Area Partnership event. 

Northwest Area Partnership: Franke Park Pavilion, Franke Park,  will be the site of the Northwest Area Partnership’s activities which begin at 5:45 p.m. FWFD will be there with an arson investigation dog as well as SADAR the Fire Dog. SADAR is an acronym for Stop and Drop and Roll. 

Southwest Partnership: Events for the Southwest Partnership will occur at the Sears Pavilion at Foster Park, across from Quimby Village from 6-8 p.m.  SADAR will be there at 7 p.m. 

Tower Heights Neighborhood Association: Tower Heights Neighborhood Association will have its event at FWFD Station 7, 1622 Lindenwood Ave., from 7-8:30 p.m. 

West Central Neighborhood Association: International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 124 will offer free hot dogs and hamburgers while supplies last from 6-8 p.m. at 1405 Broadway. This will be an opportunity to meet their neighbors in the West Central Neighborhood where they are in the process of restoring Old Fire Station 5 as their Union Headquarters. 

Willow Creek Crossing Apartments: FWFD will be part of the activities at the Willow Creek Crossing Apartments, 7501 Lakeridge, from 5-7 p.m.